Valley County, Montana Population 2020

Valley County, Montana's estimated population is 7,445 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valley County, Montana is the 28th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20207,44540.05%
20197,44140.05%
20187,43740.05%
20177,433-106-1.41%
20167,539-84-1.10%
20157,623-5-0.07%
20147,62810.01%
20137,6271291.72%
20127,498380.51%
20117,460821.11%
20107,378-861-10.45%
19908,239-2,011-19.62%
198010,250-1,221-10.64%
197011,471-5,609-32.84%
196017,0805,72750.44%
195011,353-3,828-25.22%
194015,1814,00035.77%
193011,181-361-3.13%
192011,542-2,088-15.32%
191013,6309,275212.97%
19004,3550.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.05%
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Founded
1893
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Valley County, Montana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,51286.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native6438.54%
Two or More Races2933.89%
Some Other Race310.41%
Asian300.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.23%
Black or African American60.08%

Valley County, Montana Population Pyramid 2020

Valley County, Montana Median Age

44.4


Total

43.1


Male

45


Female

Valley County, Montana Adults

There are 5,885 adults, (1,632 of whom are seniors) in Valley County, Montana.

Valley County, Montana Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

3,802

50.48%

Male

3,730

49.52%

Valley County, Montana Households and Families

Valley County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Valley County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
Female79.4%20.6%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Male65.4%34.6%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4362.1576.3
Married1,7412.7983.6
Non Family1,3131.1967.6
Female1943.2679.4
Male1881.765.4

2.67

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

12.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Valley County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade821.54%
9th to 12th Grade2454.61%
High School Graduate1,98937.43%
Some College1,34125.24%
Associates Degree54910.33%
Bachelors Degree82415.51%
Graduate Degree2845.34%

Valley County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6924,4161,022
Native American38433860
Multiple Races16415918
Hispanic4747
Other Race2929
Asian20208
Islander1414
Black22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,313$41,552$27,019
Less Than High School$40,625$41,275$
High School Grad$26,296$29,907$23,021
Some College$30,677$41,169$25,281
Bachelors Degree$41,684$44,828$35,000
Graduate Degree$60,859$68,750$57,232

$32,313

Average Earnings

$41,552

Average Male

$27,019

Average Female

Valley County, Montana Language

Valley County, Montana Language by Age

Valley County, Montana Language

97.34% of Valley County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Valley County, Montana Poverty

Valley County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2813986.34%
Native61318229.69%
Multiple2917927.15%
Hispanic194115.67%

9.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.76%

Male Poverty Rate

9.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Montana is Native, with 29.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Montana is Hispanic, with 5.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.67%
High School11.94%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.52%
Male Unemployed21.94%
Female Employed6.36%
Male Employed4.29%

Valley County, Montana Income

Valley County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,882$65,147
Families$67,128$77,097
Married Families$69,189-
Non Families$29,078$42,766

Valley County, Montana Marital Status

Valley County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Valley County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Valley County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Valley County, Montana Veterans

557

Number of Veterans

532

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam254
Second Gulf War103
First Gulf War102
Korea42
World War II34
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74195
75+139
35 to 5499
55 to 6482
18 to 3442
Name Veterans % of Total
White5239.99%
Indian215.11%
2 or More137.74%

$Valley County, Montana Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley County, Montana Employment Status

66%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Valley County, Montana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.19%

Born in Montana

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.17% of Valley County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 71.19% having been born in Montana. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

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